Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series

The Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series focuses on interdisciplinary legal scholarship in all subject areas. The series includes works from the law school's faculty, students, and distinguished visitors. To receive the announcements about new papers from the series, please contact Prof. Peter Yu at peteryu@law.tamu.edu.

2017

17-01
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll's Will: A Tale of Testamentary Capacity
Stephen R. Alton

17-02
Contextual Healing: What to Do About Scandalous Trademarks and Lanham Act 2(a)
Megan M. Carpenter.

17-03
Trademark Law's De-Evolution: Why Courts Get Trademark Cases Wrong Repeatedly
Glynn S. Lunney, Jr.

17-04
Restoring Hope for Heirs Property Owners: The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act
Thomas W. Mitchell

17-05
Intellectual Property Negotiations, the BRICS Factor and the Changing North–South Debate
Peter K. Yu

17-06
Global Conflict and Populism in a Post-9/11 World
Sahar F. Aziz

17-07
Comparing Judicial Activism – Can We Say that the US Supreme Court is More Activist than the German Constitutional Court?
Nuno M. Garoupa

17-08
Negotiating While Black
Michael Z. Green

17-09
The Youngest Patent Validity Proceeding: Evaluating Post-Grant Review
Saurabh Vishnubhakat

17-10
Five Decades of Intellectual Property and Global Development
Peter K. Yu

17-11
(De)Liberalizing Judicial Independence in Egypt
Sahar F. Aziz

17-12
Inefficient Efficiency: Crying Over Spilled Water
Vanessa Casado-Pérez

17-13
Predicting Stock Market Prices with Physical Laws
Jack Manhire

17-14
The Copy in Copyright
Peter K. Yu

17-15
Modern Notice Requirements Through the Lens of Eisen and Mullane
Tanya Pierce and Jeanne C. Finegan (independent)

17-16
How May the United States Leverage its FATCA IGA Bilateral Process to Incentivize Good Tax Administrations among the World of Black Hat and Grey Hat Governments? A Carrot & Stick Policy Proposal
William Byrnes

17-17
Judicial Behavior and Devolution at the Privy Council
Nuno M. Garoupa and Sofia Amaral-Garcia (German Institute for Economic Research [DIW Berlin])

17-18
Voter Psychology and the Carbon Tax
Gary Lucas, Jr.

17-19
Unknowable Unknowns of Tax Reform: Wicked Systems, Cloud Seeding, and the Border Adjustment Tax
Jack Manhire

17-20
International Technology Contracts, Restrictive Covenants and the UNCTAD Code
Peter K. Yu

17-21
Evicted: The Socio-Legal Case for the Right to Housing - A Book Review of Matthew Desmond, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (Crown Publishers, New York, 2016)
Lisa T. Alexander

17-​22
Losing the 'War of Ideas': A Critique of Countering Violent Extremism Programs
Sahar F. Aziz

17-23
Measuring Scholarly Impact: A Guide for Law School Administrators and Legal Scholars
Gary Lucas, Jr.

17-24
Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals
Fatma E. Marouf, Michael Kagan (UNLV) and Rebecca D. Gill (UNLV)

17-25
Thinking About the Trans-Pacific Partnership (and a Mega-Regional Agreement on Life Support)
​Peter K. Yu